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08/14/2013

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ABANDON(n)
Definition
total lack of inhibition
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ABASE
Definition
to humble, disgrace
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ABATEMENT
Definition
decrease, reduction
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ABDICATE
Definition
to give up a position, right, or power
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ABERRATION
Definition
something different from the usual or normal
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ABET
Definition
to aid, act as accomplice
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ABEYANCE
Definition
temporary suppression or suspension
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ABHOR
Definition
to loathe, detest
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ABJECT
Definition
miserable, pitiful
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ABJURE
Definition
to reject, abandon formally
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ABLUTION
Definition
act of cleansing
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ABNEGATE
Definition
to deny, renounce
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ABOLITIONIST
Definition
one who opposes the practice of slavery
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ABORTIVE
Definition
interrupted while incomplete
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ABROGATE
Definition
to abolish or invalidate by authority
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ABSCOND
Definition
to leave secretly
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ABSOLVE
Definition
to forgive, free from blame
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ABSTEMIOUS
Definition
moderate in appetite
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ABSTRACT (adj)
Definition
theoretical; complex, difficult
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ABSTRUSE
Definition
difficult to comprehend
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ACCEDE
Definition
to express approval; agree to
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ACCESSIBLE
Definition
attainable, available; approachable
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ACCESSORY
Definition
attachment, ornament; accomplice, partner
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ACCOLADE
Definition
praise, distinction
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ACCOST
Definition
to approach and speak to someone
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ACCRETION
Definition
growth in size or increase in amount
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ACCRUE
Definition
to accumulate, grow by additions
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ACERBIC
Definition
bitter, sharp in taste or temper
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ACME
Definition
highest point summit
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ACQUIESCE
Definition
to agree, comply quietly
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ACQUITTAL
Definition
release from blame
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ACRID
Definition
harsh, bitter
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ACRIMONY
Definition
bitterness, animosity
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ACUITY
Definition
sharpness
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ACUMEN
Definition
sharpness of insight
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ACUTE
Definition
sharp, pointed
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ADAGE
Definition
old saying or proverb
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ADAMANT
Definition
uncompromising, unyielding
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ADAPT
Definition
to accommodate, adjust
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ADHERE
Definition
to cling or follow without deviation
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ADJACENT
Definition
next to
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ADJUNCT
Definition
something added, attached, or joined
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ADMONISH
Definition
to caution or reprimand
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ADROIT
Definition
skillful, accomplished, highly competent
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ADULATION
Definition
high praise
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ADULTERATE
Definition
to corrupt or make impure
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ADUMBRATE
Definition
to sketch, outline in a shadowy way
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ADVANTAGEOUS
Definition
favorable, useful
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ADVERSARIAL
Definition
antagonistic, competitive
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ADVERSE
Definition
unfavorable, unlucky, harmful
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AERIAL
Definition
having to do with the air
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AERIE
Definition
nook or nest built high in the air
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AERODYNAMIC
Definition
relating to objects moving through the air
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AESTHETIC
Definition
pertaining to beauty or art
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AFFABLE
Definition
friendly, easy to approach
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AFFECTED (adj)
Definition
pretentious, phony
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AFFINITY
Definition
fondness, liking; similarity
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AFFLUENT
Definition
rich, abundant
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AFFRONT (n)
Definition
personal offense, insult
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AGENDA
Definition
plan, schedule
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AGGRANDIZE
Definition
to make larger or greater in power
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AGGREGATE (n)
Definition
collective mass or sum; total
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AGGRIEVE
Definition
to afflict, distress, to cause or inflict pain
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AGILE
Definition
well-coordinated, nimble
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AGITATION
Definition
commotion, excitement; uneasiness
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AGNOSTIC
Definition
one doubting that people can know God
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AGRARIAN
Definition
relating to farming or rural matters
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ALACRITY
Definition
cheerful willingness, eagerness; speed
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ALCHEMY
Definition
medieval chemical philosophy based on changing metal into gold
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ALGORITHM
Definition
mechanical problem-solving procedure
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ALIAS
Definition
assumed name
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ALIENATED
Definition
distanced, estranged
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ALIGNED
Definition
precisely adjusted; committed to one side or party
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ALLAY
Definition
to lessen, ease, or soothe
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ALLEGORY
Definition
symbolic representation
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ALLEVIATE
Definition
to relieve, improve partially
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ALLITERATION
Definition
repetition of the beginning sounds of words
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ALLOCATION
Definition
allowance, portion, share
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ALLURE (v)
Definition
to entice by charm; attract
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ALLUSION
Definition
indirect reference
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ALLUSIVENESS
Definition
quality of making many indirect references
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ALOOF
Definition
detached, indifferent, distanced
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ALTERCATION
Definition
noisy dispute
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ALTRUISM
Definition
unselfish concern for others' welfare
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AMALGAM
Definition
mixture; combination, alloy
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AMBIDEXTROUS
Definition
able to use both hands equally well
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AMBIGUOUS
Definition
uncertain; subject to multiple interpretations
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AMBIVALENCE
Definition
attitude of uncertainty; conflicting emotions
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AMELIORATE
Definition
to make better; improve
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AMENABLE
Definition
agreeable; cooperate
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AMEND
Definition
to improve or correct flaws in
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AMENITY
Definition
pleasantness; something increasing comfort
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AMIABLE
Definition
friendly, pleasant, likable
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AMICABLE
Definition
friendly, agreeable
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AMITY
Definition
friendship
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AMORAL
Definition
unprincipled, unethical
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AMOROUS
Definition
strongly attracted to love, showing love
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AMORPHOUS
Definition
having no definite form
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AMORTIZE
Definition
to diminish by installment payments
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AMPHIBIAN (n)
Definition
creature equally at home on land or in water
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AMPHITHEATER
Definition
arena theater with rising tiers around a central open space
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AMPLE
Definition
abundant, plentiful
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AMPLIFY
Definition
to increase, intensify
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AMULET
Definition
ornament worn as a charm against evil spirits
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ANACHRONISM
Definition
something chronologically inappropriate
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ANACHRONISTIC
Definition
outdated
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ANALOGOUS
Definition
comparable, parallel
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ANARCHY
Definition
absence of government or law; chaos
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ANATHEMA
Definition
ban, curse; something shunned or disliked
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ANCILLARY
Definition
accessory, subordinate, helping
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ANECDOTE
Definition
short, usually funny account of an event
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ANGULAR
Definition
characterized by short angles; lean and gaunt
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ANIMATION
Definition
enthusiasm, excitement
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ANIMOSITY
Definition
hatred, hostility
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ANNUL
Definition
to cancel, nullify, declare void, or make legally invalid
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ANODYNE
Definition
something that calms or soothes pain
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ANOINT
Definition
to apply oil to, especially as a sacred rite
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ANOMALY
Definition
irregularity or deviation from the norm
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ANONYMITY
Definition
condition of having no name or an unknown name
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ANTAGONIST
Definition
foe, opponent, adversary
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ANTECEDENT (adj)
Definition
coming before in place or time
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ANTEDILUVIAN
Definition
prehistoric, ancient beyond measure
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ANTEPENULTIMATE
Definition
third from last
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ANTERIOR
Definition
preceding, previous, before, prior (to)
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ANTHOLOGY
Definition
collection of literary works
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ANTHROPOMORPHIC
Definition
attributing human qualities to non-humans
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ANTIPATHY
Definition
dislike, hostility; extreme opposition or aversion
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ANTIQUATED
Definition
outdated, obsolete
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ANTIQUITY
Definition
ancient times; the quality of being old or ancient
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ANTITHESIS
Definition
exact opposite or direct contrast
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APATHETIC
Definition
indifferent, unconcerned
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APATHY
Definition
lack of feeling or emotion
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APHASIA
Definition
inability to speak or use words
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APHELION
Definition
point in a planet's orbit that is farthest from the sun
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APHORISM
Definition
old saying or short pithy statement
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APOCRYPHAL
Definition
not genuine; fictional
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APOSTATE (n)
Definition
one who renounces a religious faith
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APOSTROPHE
Definition
speech to the reader or someone not present
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APOTHEOSIS
Definition
glorification; glorified ideal
Term
APPEASE
Definition
to satisfy, placate, calm, pacify
Term
APPROBATION
Definition
praise; official approval
Term
APPROPRIATE (v)
Definition
to take possession of
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AQUATIC
Definition
belonging or living in water
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ARABLE
Definition
suitable for cultivation
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ARBITRARY
Definition
depending solely on individual will; inconsistent
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ARBITRATOR
Definition
mediator; negotiator
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ARBOREAL
Definition
relating to trees; living in trees
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ARBORETUM
Definition
place where trees are displayed and studied
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ARCANE
Definition
secret, obscure, known only to a few
Term
ARCHAIC
Definition
antiquated, from an earlier time; outdated
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ARCHIPELAGO
Definition
large group of islands
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ARDENT
Definition
passionate, enthusiastic, fervent
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ARDUOUS
Definition
extremely difficult, laborious
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ARID
Definition
extremely dry or deathly boring
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ARRAIGN
Definition
to call to court to answer a charge
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ARROGATE
Definition
to demand, claim arrogantly
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ARSENAL
Definition
ammunition storehouse
Term
ARTICULATE (adj)
Definition
well-spoken, expressing oneself clearly
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ARTIFACT
Definition
historical relic, item made by human craft
Term
ARTISAN
Definition
craftsperson; expert
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ASCEND
Definition
to rise or climb
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ASCENDANCY
Definition
state of rising, ascending; power or control
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ASCERTAIN
Definition
to determine, discover, make certain of
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ASCETIC (adj)
Definition
self-denying, abstinent, austere
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ASCRIBE
Definition
to attribute to, assign
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ASHEN
Definition
resembling ashes; deathly pale
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ASKEW
Definition
crooked, tilted
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ASPERSION
Definition
false rumor, damaging report, slander
Term
ASPIRE
Definition
to have great hopes; to aim at a goal
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ASSAIL
Definition
to attack, assault
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ASSENT (v)
Definition
to express agreement
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ASSERT
Definition
to affirm, attest
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ASSIDUOUS
Definition
diligent, persistent, hardworking
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ASSIGNATION
Definition
appointment for lovers' meeting; assignment
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ASSIMILATION
Definition
act of blending in, becoming similar
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ASSONANCE
Definition
resemblance in sound, especially in vowel sounds; partial rhyme
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ASSUAGE
Definition
to make less severe, ease, relieve
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ASTRINGENT
Definition
harsh, severe, stern
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ASTUTE
Definition
having good judgment
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ASUNDER (adv)
Definition
into different parts
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ASYMMETRICAL
Definition
not corresponding in size, shape, position, etc
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ATONE
Definition
to make amends for a wrong
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ATROCIOUS
Definition
monstrous, shockingly bad, wicked
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ATROPHY (v)
Definition
to waste away, wither from disuse
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ATTAIN
Definition
to accomplish; gain
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ATTENUATE
Definition
to make thin or slender
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ATTEST
Definition
to testify, stand as proof of, bear witness
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AUDACIOUS
Definition
bold, daring, fearless
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AUDIBLE
Definition
capable of being heard
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AUDIT (n)
Definition
formal examination of financial records
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AUDITORY
Definition
having to do with hearing
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AUGMENT
Definition
to expand, extend
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AUGURY (adj)
Definition
prophecy, prediction of events
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AUGUST
Definition
dignified, awe-inspiring, venerable
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AUSTERE
Definition
stern, strict, unadorned
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AUTHORITARIAN
Definition
extremely strict, bossy
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AUTOCRAT
Definition
dictator
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AUTONOMOUS
Definition
separate, independent
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AUXILIARY
Definition
supplementary, reserve
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AVARICE
Definition
greed
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AVENGE
Definition
to retaliate, take revenge for an injury or crime
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AVER
Definition
to declare to be true, affirm
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AVERSION
Definition
intense dislike
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AVERT
Definition
to turn (something) away; prevent
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AVIARY
Definition
large enclosure housing birds
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AVOW
Definition
to state openly or declare
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AWRY
Definition
crooked, askew, amiss
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AXIOM
Definition
premise, postulate, self-evident truth
Term
BALEFUL
Definition
harmful, with evil intentions
Term
BALK (v)
Definition
to refuse, shirk; prevent
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BALLAD
Definition
folk song, narrative poem
Term
BALM
Definition
soothing, healing influence
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BAN (v)
Definition
to forbid, outlaw
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BANAL
Definition
trite and overly common
Term
BANE
Definition
something causing ruin, death, or destruction
Term
BAY (v)
Definition
to bark, especially in a deep, prolonged way
Term
BECALM
Definition
to calm or still; keep motionless by lack of wind
Term
BECLOUD
Definition
to confuse ; darken with clouds
Term
BEGUILE
Definition
to deceive, mislead; charm
Term
BEHEMOTH
Definition
huge creature
Term
BELABOR
Definition
to insist repeatedly or harp on
Term
BELATED
Definition
late
Term
BELEAGUER
Definition
to harass, plague
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BELFRY
Definition
bell tower, room in which a bell is hung
Term
BELIE
Definition
to misrepresent; expose as false
Term
BELITTLE
Definition
to represent as unimportant, make light of
Term
BELLICOSE
Definition
warlike, aggressive
Term
BELLIGERENT
Definition
hostile, tending to fight
Term
BELLOW
Definition
to roar, shout
Term
BEMUSE
Definition
to confuse, stupefy; plunge deep into thought
Term
BENCHMARK
Definition
standard of measure
Term
BENEFACTOR
Definition
someone giving aid or money
Term
BENEFICENT
Definition
kindly, charitable; doing good deeds; producing good effects
Term
BENIGHTED
Definition
unenlightened
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BENIGN
Definition
kindly, gentle or harmless
Term
BEQUEATH
Definition
to give or leave through a will; to hand down
Term
BERATE
Definition
to scold harshly
Term
BESEECH
Definition
to beg, plead, implore
Term
BESTIAL
Definition
beastly, animal-like
Term
BESTOW
Definition
to give as a gift
Term
BETOKEN
Definition
to indicate, signify, give evidence of
Term
BEVY
Definition
group
Term
BIAS
Definition
prejudice, slant
Term
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Definition
list of books
Term
BIBLIOPHILE
Definition
book lover
Term
BILATERAL
Definition
two-sided
Term
BILK
Definition
to cheat, defraud
Term
BILLET
Definition
board and lodging for troops
Term
BIPED
Definition
two-footed animal
Term
BISECT
Definition
to but into two (usually equal) parts
Term
BLANCH
Definition
to pale; take the color out of
Term
BLANDISH
Definition
to coax with flattery
Term
BLASPHEMOUS
Definition
cursing, profane, irreverent
Term
BLATANT
Definition
glaring, obvious, showy
Term
BLIGHT (v)
Definition
to afflict, destroy
Term
BLITHE
Definition
joyful, cheerful, or without appropriate thought
Term
BLUDGEON
Definition
to hit as with a short heavy club
Term
BOISTEROUS
Definition
rowdy, loud, unrestrained
Term
BOMBASTIC
Definition
using high-sounding but meaningless language
Term
BONANZA
Definition
extremely large amount; something profitable
Term
BONHOMIE
Definition
good-natured geniality; atmosphere of good cheer
Term
BOON
Definition
blessing, something to be thankful for
Term
BOOR
Definition
crude person, one lacking manners or taste
Term
BOTANIST
Definition
scientist who studies plants
Term
BOUNTIFUL
Definition
plentiful
Term
BOURGEOIS
Definition
middle-class
Term
BOVINE
Definition
cow-like, relating to cows
Term
BRAZEN
Definition
bold, shameless, impudent; of or like brass
Term
BREACH
Definition
act of breaking, violation
Term
BRIGAND
Definition
bandit, outlaw
Term
BROACH
Definition
to mention or suggest for the first time
Term
BRUSQUE
Definition
rough or abrupt in manner
Term
BUFFET (v)
Definition
to strike, hit
Term
BUFFOON
Definition
clown or fool
Term
BULWARK
Definition
defense wall; anything serving as defense
Term
BURGEON
Definition
to sprout or flourish
Term
BURLY
Definition
brawny, husky
Term
BURNISH
Definition
to polish
Term
BURSAR
Definition
treasurer
Term
BUSTLE
Definition
commotion, energetic activity
Term
BUTT
Definition
person or thing that is an object of ridicule
Term
BUTTRESS (v)
Definition
to reinforce or support
Term
BYWAY
Definition
back road
Term
CACOPHONOUS
Definition
jarring, unpleasantly noisy
Term
CADENCE
Definition
rhythmic flow of poetry; marching beat
Term
CAJOLE
Definition
to flatter, coax, persuade
Term
CALAMITOUS
Definition
disastrous, catastrophic
Term
CALLOUS
Definition
thick-skinned, insensitive
Term
CALLOW
Definition
immature, lacking sophistication
Term
CALUMNY
Definition
false and malicious accusation, misrepresentation, slander
Term
CANDOR
Definition
honesty of expression
Term
CANNY
Definition
smart; founded on common sense
Term
CANONIZE
Definition
to declare a person a saint; raise to highest honors
Term
CANVASS
Definition
to examine thoroughly; conduct a poll
Term
CAPACIOUS
Definition
large, roomy; extensive
Term
CAPITULATE
Definition
to submit completely, surrender
Term
CAPRICIOUS
Definition
impulsive, whimsical, without much thought
Term
CARDIOLOGIST
Definition
physician specializing in diseases of the heart
Term
CARICATURE
Definition
exaggerated portrait, cartoon
Term
CARNAL
Definition
of the flesh
Term
CARNIVOROUS
Definition
meat-eating
Term
CARP (v)
Definition
to find fault, complain constantly
Term
CARTOGRAPHY
Definition
science or art of making maps
Term
CAST (n)
Definition
copy, replica
Term
CAST (v)
Definition
to fling, to throw
Term
CASTIGATE
Definition
to punish, chastise, criticize severely
Term
CATALYST
Definition
something causing change without being charged
Term
CATEGORICAL
Definition
absolute, without exception
Term
CATEGORICAL
Definition
absolute, without exception
Term
CATHARSIS
Definition
purification, cleansing
Term
CATHOLIC
Definition
universal; broad and comprehensive
Term
CAUCUS
Definition
smaller group within an organization; a meeting of such a group
Term
CAULK
Definition
to make watertight
Term
CAUSALITY
Definition
cause-and-effect relationship
Term
CAUSTIC
Definition
biting, sarcastic; able to burn
Term
CAVALIER (adj)
Definition
carefree, happy; with lordly disdain
Term
CAVORT
Definition
to frolic, frisk
Term
CEDE
Definition
to surrender possession of something
Term
CELEBRITY
Definition
fame, widespread acclaim
Term
CENSORIOUS
Definition
severely critical
Term
CENTRIPETAL
Definition
directed or moving toward the center
Term
CERTITUDE
Definition
assurance, certainty
Term
CESSATION
Definition
temporary or complete halt
Term
CESSION
Definition
act of surrendering something
Term
CHAGRIN
Definition
shame, embarrassment, humiliation
Term
CHALICE
Definition
goblet, cup
Term
CHAMPION (v)
Definition
to defend or support
Term
CHAOTIC
Definition
extremely disorderly
Term
CHARLATAN
Definition
quack, fake
Term
CHARY
Definition
watchful, cautious, extremely shy
Term
CHASTISE
Definition
to punish, discipline, scold
Term
CHERUBIC
Definition
sweet, innocent, resembling a cherub angel
Term
CHICANERY
Definition
trickery, fraud, deception
Term
CHIDE
Definition
to scold, express disapproval
Term
CHIMERICAL
Definition
fanciful, imaginary, visionary, impossible
Term
CHOICE (adv)
Definition
specially selected, preferred
Term
CHOLERIC
Definition
easily angered, short-tempered
Term
CHORTLE
Definition
to chuckle
Term
CHROMATIC
Definition
relating to color
Term
CHRONICLER
Definition
one who keeps records of historical events
Term
CIRCUITOUS
Definition
roundabout
Term
CIRCUMFERENCE
Definition
boundary or distance around a circle or sphere
Term
CIRCUMLOCUTION
Definition
roundabout, lengthy way of saying something
Term
CIRCUMNAVIGATE
Definition
to sail completely around
Term
CIRCUMSCRIBE
Definition
to encircle; set limits on, confine
Term
CIRCUMSPECT
Definition
cautious, wary
Term
CIRCUMVENT
Definition
to go around; avoid
Term
CISTERN
Definition
tank for rainwater
Term
CITADEL
Definition
fortress or stronghold
Term
CIVIL
Definition
polite; relating to citizens
Term
CIVILITY
Definition
courtesy, politeness
Term
CLAIRVOYANT (adj)
Definition
having ESP, psychic
Term
CLAMOR (n)
Definition
noisy outcry
Term
CLAMOR (v)
Definition
to make a noisy outcry
Term
CLANDESTINE
Definition
secretive, concealed for a darker purpose
Term
CLARITY
Definition
clearness; clear understanding
Term
CLAUSTROPHOBIA
Definition
fear of small, confined places
Term
CLEAVE
Definition
to split or separate OR to stick, cling, adhere
Term
CLEMENCY
Definition
merciful leniency
Term
CLOISTER (v)
Definition
to confine, seclude
Term
COAGULATE
Definition
to clot or change from a liquid to a solid
Term
COALESCE
Definition
to grow together or cause to unite as one
Term
CODDLE
Definition
to baby, treat indulgently
Term
COERCE
Definition
to compel by force or intimidation
Term
COFFER
Definition
strongbox, large chest for money
Term
COGENT
Definition
logically forceful, compelling, convincing
Term
COGNATE
Definition
related, similar, akin
Term
COGNITION
Definition
mental process by which knowledge is acquired
Term
COGNOMEN
Definition
family name; any name, especially a nickname
Term
COHABIT
Definition
to live together
Term
COHERENT
Definition
intelligible, lucid, understandable
Term
COLLATERAL
Definition
accompanying
Term
COLLOQUIAL
Definition
characteristic of informal speech
Term
COLLOQUY
Definition
dialogue or conversation, conference
Term
COLLUSION
Definition
collaboration, complicity, conspiracy
Term
COMELINESS
Definition
physical grace and beauty
Term
COMMEND
Definition
to compliment, praise
Term
COMMENSURATE
Definition
proportional
Term
COMMISSION
Definition
fee payable to an agent; authorization
Term
COMMODIOUS
Definition
roomy, spacious
Term
COMMONPLACE
Definition
ordinary, found every day
Term
COMMUNICABLE
Definition
transmittable
Term
COMMUTE
Definition
to change penalty to a less severe one
Term
COMPATRIOT
Definition
fellow countryman
Term
COMPELLING (adj)
Definition
having a powerful and irresistible effect
Term
COMPENSATE
Definition
to repay or reimburse
Term
COMPLACENT
Definition
self-satisfied, smug, affable
Term
COMPLEMENT
Definition
to complete, perfect
Term
COMPLIANT
Definition
submissive and yielding
Term
COMPLICITY
Definition
knowing partnership in wrongdoing
Term
COMPOUND (adj)
Definition
complex; composed of several parts
Term
COMPOUND (v)
Definition
to combine, add to
Term
COMPRESS (v)
Definition
to reduce, squeeze
Term
COMPULSIVE
Definition
obsessive, fanatic
Term
COMPUNCTION
Definition
feeling of uneasiness caused by guilt or regret
Term
CONCAVE
Definition
curving inward
Term
CONCEDE
Definition
to yield, admit
Term
CONCEPTUALIZE
Definition
to envision, imagine
Term
CONCERTO
Definition
musical composition for orchestra and soloist(s)
Term
CONCILIATORY
Definition
overcoming distrust or hostility
Term
CONCORD
Definition
agreement
Term
CONCUR
Definition
to agree
Term
CONDONE
Definition
to pardon or forgive; overlook, justify, or excuse a fault
Term
CONDUIT
Definition
tube, pipe, or similar passage
Term
CONFECTION
Definition
something sweet to eat
Term
CONFISCATE
Definition
to appropriate, seize
Term
CONFLAGRATION
Definition
big, destructive fire
Term
CONFLUENCE
Definition
meeting place; meeting of two streams
Term
CONFOUND
Definition
to baffle, perplex
Term
CONGEAL
Definition
to become thick or solid, as a liquid freezing
Term
CONGENIAL
Definition
similar in tastes and habits
Term
CONGENITAL
Definition
existing since birth
Term
CONGLOMERATE
Definition
collected group of varied things
Term
CONGRESS
Definition
formal meeting or assembly
Term
CONGRUITY
Definition
correspondence, harmony, agreement
Term
CONJECTURE
Definition
speculation, prediction
Term
CONJUGAL
Definition
pertaining to marriage
Term
CONJURE
Definition
to evoke a spirit, cast a spell
Term
CONNIVE
Definition
to conspire, scheme
Term
CONSANGUINEOUS
Definition
of the same origin; related by blood
Term
CONSCIENTIOUS
Definition
governed by conscience; careful and thorough
Term
CONSECRATE
Definition
to declare sacred; dedicate to a goal
Term
CONSENSUS
Definition
unanimity; agreement of opinion or attitude
Term
CONSIGN
Definition
to commit, entrust
Term
CONSOLATION
Definition
something providing comfort or solace for a loss or hardship
Term
CONSONANT (adj)
Definition
consistent with, in agreement with
Term
CONSTITUENT
Definition
component, part; citizen, voter
Term
CONSTRAINED
Definition
forced, compelled; confined, restrained
Term
CONSTRAINT
Definition
something that forces or compels; something which restrains or confines
Term
CONSTRUE
Definition
to explain or interpret
Term
CONSUMMATE (adj)
Definition
accomplished, complete, perfect
Term
CONTEND
Definition
to battle, clash; compete
Term
CONTENTIOUS
Definition
quarrelsome, disagreeable, belligerent
Term
CONTINENCE
Definition
self-control, self-restraint
Term
CONTRAVENE
Definition
to contradict, deny, act contrary to
Term
CONTRITE
Definition
deeply sorrowful and repentant for a wrong
Term
CONTUSION
Definition
bruise
Term
CONUNDRUM
Definition
riddle, puzzle or problem with no solution
Term
CONVALESCENCE
Definition
gradual recovery after an illness
Term
CONVENE
Definition
to meet, come together, assemble
Term
CONVENTIONAL
Definition
typical, customary, commonplace
Term
CONVEX
Definition
curved outward
Term
CONVIVIAL
Definition
sociable; fond of eating, drinking, and people
Term
CONVOKE
Definition
to call together, summon
Term
CONVOLUTED
Definition
twisted, complicated, involved
Term
COPIOUS
Definition
abundant, plentiful
Term
COQUETTE
Definition
woman who flirts
Term
CORPOREAL
Definition
having to do with the body; tangible, material
Term
CORPULENCE
Definition
obesity, fatness, bulkiness
Term
CORRELATION
Definition
association, mutual relation of two or more things
Term
CORROBORATE
Definition
to confirm, verify
Term
CORRUGATE
Definition
to mold in a shape with parallel grooves and ridges
Term
COSMETIC (adj)
Definition
relating to beauty; affecting the surface of something
Term
COSMOGRAPHY
Definition
science that deals with the nature of the universe
Term
COSMOPOLITAN
Definition
sophisticated, free from local prejudices
Term
COSSET
Definition
to pamper, treat with great care
Term
COTERIE
Definition
small group of persons with a similar purpose
Term
COUNTENANCE (n)
Definition
facial expression; look of approval or support
Term
COUNTENANCE (v)
Definition
to favor, support
Term
COUNTERMAND
Definition
to annul, cancel, make a contrary order
Term
COUNTERVAIL
Definition
to counteract, to exert force against
Term
COVEN
Definition
group of witches
Term
COVERT
Definition
hidden; secret
Term
COVET
Definition
to desire strongly something possessed by another
Term
CRASS
Definition
crude, unrefined
Term
CRAVEN
Definition
cowardly
Term
CREDENCE
Definition
acceptance of something as true or real
Term
CREDIBLE
Definition
plausible, believable
Term
CREDULOUS
Definition
gullible, trusting
Term
CREED
Definition
statement of belief or principle
Term
CRITERION
Definition
standard for judging, rule for testing
Term
CRYPTIC
Definition
puzzling
Term
CUISINE
Definition
characteristic style of cooking
Term
CULMINATION
Definition
climax, final stage
Term
CULPABLE
Definition
guilty, responsible for wrong
Term
CULPRIT
Definition
guilty person
Term
CUMULATIVE
Definition
resulting from gradual increase
Term
CUPIDITY
Definition
greed
Term
CURATOR
Definition
caretaker and overseer of an exhibition, esp. in a museum
Term
CURMUDGEON
Definition
cranky person
Term
CURSORY
Definition
hastily done, superficial
Term
CURT
Definition
abrupt, blunt
Term
CURTAIL
Definition
to shorten
Term
CUTLERY
Definition
cutting instruments; tableware
Term
CYGNET
Definition
young swan
Term
CYNIC
Definition
person who distrusts the motives of others
Term
DAUNT
Definition
to discourage, intimidate
Term
DEARTH
Definition
lack, scarcity, insufficiency
Term
DEBASE
Definition
to degrade or lower in quality or stature
Term
DEBAUCH
Definition
to corrupt, seduce from virtue or duty; indulge
Term
DEBILITATE
Definition
to weaken, enfeeble
Term
DEBUTANTE
Definition
young woman making debut in high society
Term
DECAPITATE
Definition
to behead
Term
DECATHLON
Definition
athletic contest with ten events
Term
DECIDUOUS
Definition
losing leaves in the fall; short-lived, temporary
Term
DECLIVITY
Definition
downward slope
Term
DECOROUS
Definition
proper, tasteful, socially correct
Term
DECORUM
Definition
proper behavior, etiquette
Term
DECRY
Definition
to belittle, openly condemn
Term
DEFACE
Definition
to mar the appearance of, vandalize
Term
DEFAMATORY
Definition
slanderous, injurious to the reputation
Term
DEFENDANT
Definition
person required to answer a legal action or suit
Term
DEFERENTIAL
Definition
respectful and polite in a submissive way
Term
DEFILE
Definition
to dirty, spoil; to disgrace, dishonor
Term
DEFINITIVE
Definition
clear-cut, explicit or decisive
Term
DEFLATION
Definition
decrease, depreciation
Term
DEFORM
Definition
to disfigure, distort
Term
DEFT
Definition
skillful, dexterous
Term
DEFUNCT
Definition
no longer existing, dead, extinct
Term
DELECTABLE
Definition
appetizing, delicious
Term
DELEGATE (v)
Definition
to give powers to another
Term
DELETERIOUS
Definition
harmful, destructive, detrimental
Term
DELINEATION
Definition
depiction, representation
Term
DELTA
Definition
tidal deposit at the mouth of a river
Term
DELUGE (n)
Definition
flood
Term
DELUGE (v)
Definition
to submerge, overwhelm
Term
DEMAGOGUE
Definition
leader, rabble-rouse, usually using appeals to emotion or prejudice
Term
DEMARCATION
Definition
borderline; act of defining or marking a boundary or distinction
Term
DEMEAN
Definition
to degrade, humiliate, humble
Term
DEMOGRAPHICS
Definition
data relating to study of human population
Term
DEMOTE
Definition
to reduce to a lower rank or grade
Term
DEMOTION
Definition
lowering in rank or grade
Term
DEMUR
Definition
to express doubts or objections
Term
DEMYSTIFY
Definition
to remove mystery from, clarify
Term
DENIGRATE
Definition
to slur or blacken someone's reputation
Term
DENOUNCE
Definition
to accuse, blame
Term
DENUDE
Definition
to make bare, uncover, undress
Term
DENUNCIATION
Definition
public condemnation
Term
DEPICT
Definition
to describe, represent
Term
DEPLETE
Definition
to use up, exhaust
Term
DEPLORE
Definition
to express or feel disapproval of; regret strongly
Term
DEPLOY
Definition
to spread out strategically over an area
Term
DEPOSE
Definition
to remove from a high position, as from a throne
Term
DEPRAVITY
Definition
sinfulness, moral corruption
Term
DEPRECATE
Definition
to belittle, disparage
Term
DERIDE
Definition
to mock, ridicule, make fun of
Term
DERIVATIVE
Definition
copied or adapted; not original
Term
DERIVE
Definition
to originate; take from a certain source
Term
DEROGATE
Definition
to belittle; disparage
Term
DESECRATE
Definition
to abuse something sacred
Term
DESICCATE
Definition
to dry completely, dehydrate
Term
DESIST
Definition
to stop doing something
Term
DESPONDENT
Definition
feeling discouraged and dejected
Term
DESPOT
Definition
tyrannical ruler
Term
DESTITUTE
Definition
very poor, poverty-stricken
Term
DESULTORY
Definition
at random, rambling, unmethodical
Term
DETER
Definition
to discourage; prevent from happening
Term
DETERMINATE
Definition
having defined limits; conclusive
Term
DETRIMENTAL
Definition
causing harm or injury
Term
DEVIATE
Definition
to stray; wander
Term
DEVIATION
Definition
departure, exception, anomaly
Term
DEVOID
Definition
totally lacking
Term
DEVOUT
Definition
deeply religious
Term
DEXTEROUS
Definition
skilled physically or mentally
Term
DIABOLICAL
Definition
fiendish; wicked
Term
DIALECT
Definition
regional style of speaking
Term
DIAPHANOUS
Definition
allowing light to show through; delicate
Term
DIATRIBE
Definition
bitter verbal attack
Term
DICHOTOMY
Definition
division into two parts
Term
DICTUM
Definition
authoritative statement; popular saying
Term
DIDACTIC
Definition
excessively instructive
Term
DIFFERENTIATE
Definition
to distinguish between two items
Term
DIFFIDENCE
Definition
shyness, lack of confidence
Term
DIFFRACT
Definition
to cause to separate into parts, esp. light
Term
DIFFUSE
Definition
widely spread out
Term
DIGRESS
Definition
to turn aside; to stray from the main point
Term
DILAPIDATED
Definition
in disrepair, run down. neglected
Term
DILATE
Definition
to enlarge, swell, extend
Term
DILATORY
Definition
slow, tending to delay
Term
DILUVIAL
Definition
relating to a flood
Term
DIMINUTIVE
Definition
small
Term
DIPLOMACY
Definition
discretion, tact
Term
DIRGE
Definition
funeral hymn
Term
DISAFFECTED
Definition
discontented and disloyal
Term
DISARRAY
Definition
clutter, disorder
Term
DISBAND
Definition
break up
Term
DISBAR
Definition
to expel from legal profession
Term
DISBURSE
Definition
to pay out
Term
DISCERN
Definition
to perceive something obscure
Term
DISCLAIM
Definition
to deny, disavow
Term
DISCLOSE
Definition
to confess, divulge
Term
DISCONCERTING
Definition
bewildering, perplexing, slightly disturbing
Term
DISCORDANT
Definition
harsh-sounding, badly out of tune
Term
DISCREDIT
Definition
to dishonor or disgrace
Term
DISCREDITED
Definition
disbelieved, discounted; disgraced, dishonored
Term
DISCREPANCY
Definition
difference between
Term
DISCRETIONARY
Definition
subject to one's own judgement
Term
DISCURSIVE
Definition
wandering from topic to topic
Term
DISDAIN
Definition
to regard with scorn and contempt
Term
DISDAINFUL
Definition
contemptuous, scornful
Term
DISENGAGE
Definition
disconnected, disassociated
Term
DISGORGE
Definition
to vomit, discharge violently
Term
DISHEVELED
Definition
untidy, disarranged, unkempt
Term
DISINCLINED
Definition
averse, unwilling, lacking desire
Term
DISPARAGE
Definition
to belittle, speak disrespectfully about
Term
DISPARATE
Definition
contrast, dissimilarity
Term
DISPASSIONATE
Definition
free from emotion; impartial, unbiased
Term
DISPEL
Definition
to drive out or scatter
Term
DISPENSE
Definition
to distribute, administer
Term
DISPENSE WITH
Definition
to suspend the operation of, do without
Term
DISPERSE
Definition
to break up, scatter
Term
DISPIRIT
Definition
to dishearten, make dejected
Term
DISREPUTE
Definition
disgrace, dishonor
Term
DISSEMBLE
Definition
to pretend, disguise one's motives
Term
DISSEMINATE
Definition
to spread far and wide
Term
DISSENSION
Definition
difference of opinion
Term
DISSIPATE
Definition
to scatter; to pursue pleasure to excess
Term
DISSOCIATE
Definition
to separate; remove from an association
Term
DISSONANT
Definition
harsh and unpleasant sounding
Term
DISSUADE
Definition
to persuade someone to alter original intentions
Term
DISTEND
Definition
to swell, inflate, bloat
Term
DISTRAUGHT
Definition
very worried and distressed
Term
DISTRUST (n)
Definition
disbelief and suspicion
Term
DITHER (v)
Definition
to move or act confusedly or without clear purpose
Term
DIURNAL
Definition
daily
Term
DIVINE (v)
Definition
to foretell or know by inspiration
Term
DIVISIVE
Definition
creating disunity or conflict
Term
DOCILE
Definition
tame, willing to be taught
Term
DOCTRINAIRE
Definition
rigidly devoted to theories
Term
DOGGED (adj)
Definition
persistent, stubborn
Term
DOLEFUL
Definition
sad, mournful
Term
DOLT
Definition
idiot, dimwit, foolish person
Term
DOMINEER
Definition
to rule over something in a tyrannical way
Term
DONOR
Definition
benefactor, contributor
Term
DORMANT
Definition
at rest, inactive, in suspended animation
Term
DOTARD
Definition
senile old person
Term
DOTING
Definition
excessively fond, loving to excess
Term
DOUR
Definition
sullen and gloomy; stern and sever
Term
DOWRY
Definition
money or property given by a bride to her husband
Term
DRAFT (v)
Definition
to plan, outline; to recruit, conscript
Term
DRIVEL
Definition
stupid talk; slobber
Term
DROLL
Definition
amusing in a wry subtle way
Term
DROSS
Definition
waste produced during metal smelting; garbage
Term
DULCET
Definition
pleasant sounding, soothing to the ear
Term
DUPE (n)
Definition
fool, pawn
Term
DUPE (v)
Definition
to deceive, trick
Term
DUPLICITY
Definition
deception, dishonesty, double-dealing
Term
DURABILITY
Definition
strength, sturdiness
Term
DURATION
Definition
period of time that something lasts
Term
DURESS
Definition
threat of force or intimidation; imprisonment
Term
DYSPEPTIC
Definition
suffering from indigestion; gloomy and irritable
Term
EBB (v)
Definition
to fade away, recede
Term
EBULLIENT
Definition
exhilarated, full of enthusiasm and high spirits
Term
ECLECTIC
Definition
selecting from various sources
Term
ECSTATIC
Definition
joyful
Term
EDDY
Definition
air or wind current
Term
EDICT
Definition
law, command, official public order
Term
EDIFICE
Definition
building
Term
EDIFY
Definition
to instruct morally and spiritually
Term
EDITORIALIZE
Definition
to express an opinion on an issue
Term
EFFACE
Definition
to erase or make illegible
Term
EFFERVESCENT
Definition
bubbly, lively
Term
EFFICACIOUS
Definition
effective, efficient
Term
EFFIGY
Definition
stuffed doll; likeness of a person
Term
EFFLUVIA
Definition
outpouring of gases or vapors
Term
EFFRONTERY
Definition
impudent boldness; audacity
Term
EFFULGENT
Definition
brilliantly shining
Term
EFFUSIVE
Definition
expressing emotion without restraint
Term
EGOCENTRIC
Definition
acting as if things are centered around oneself
Term
EGREGIOUS
Definition
conspicuously bad
Term
EGRESS
Definition
exit
Term
ELATION
Definition
exhilaration, joy
Term
ELICIT
Definition
to draw out, provoke
Term
ELOQUENCE
Definition
fluent and effective speech
Term
ELUCIDATE
Definition
to explain, clarify
Term
EMACIATED
Definition
skinny, scrawny, gaunt, esp. from hunger
Term
EMANCIPATE
Definition
to set free, liberate
Term
EMBELLISH
Definition
to ornament, make attractive with decoration or details; add details to a statement
Term
EMBEZZLE
Definition
to steal money in violation of a trust
Term
EMBROIL
Definition
to involve in; cause to fall into disorder
Term
EMEND
Definition
to correct a text
Term
EMINENT
Definition
celebrated, distinguished; outstanding, towering
Term
EMOLLIENT
Definition
having soothing qualities, especially for skin
Term
EMOTIVE
Definition
appealing to or expressing emotion
Term
EMPATHY
Definition
identification with another's feelings
Term
EMULATE
Definition
to copy, imitate
Term
ENCIPHER
Definition
to translate a message into code
Term
ENCORE
Definition
additional performance, often demanded by audience
Term
ENCUMBER
Definition
to hinder, burden, restrict motion
Term
ENDEMIC
Definition
belonging to a particular area, inherent
Term
ENDURANCE
Definition
ability to withstand hardships
Term
ENERVATE
Definition
to weaken, sap strength from
Term
ENGENDER
Definition
to produce, cause, bring about
Term
ENIGMATIC
Definition
puzzling, inexplicable
Term
ENJOIN
Definition
to urge, order, command; forbid or prohibit, as by judicial order
Term
ENMITY
Definition
hostility, antagonism, ill-will
Term
ENNUI
Definition
boredom, lack of interest and energy
Term
ENORMITY
Definition
state of being gigantic or terrible
Term
ENSCONCE
Definition
to settle comfortable into a place
Term
ENSHROUD
Definition
to cover, enclose with a dark cover
Term
ENTAIL
Definition
to involve as a necessary result, necessitate
Term
ENTHRALL
Definition
to captivate, enchant, enslave
Term
ENTITY
Definition
something with its own existence or form
Term
ENTOMOLOGIST
Definition
scientist who studies insects
Term
ENTREAT
Definition
to plead, beg
Term
ENUNCIATE
Definition
to pronounce clearly
Term
EPICURE
Definition
person with refined taste in food and wine
Term
EPIGRAM
Definition
short, witty saying or poem
Term
EPIGRAPH
Definition
quotation at the beginning of a literary work
Term
EPILOGUE
Definition
concluding section of a literary work
Term
EPITOME
Definition
representative of an entire group; summary
Term
EPOCHAL
Definition
very significant or influential; defining an epoch or time-period
Term
EQUANIMITY
Definition
calmness, composure
Term
EQUESTRIAN (n)
Definition
one who rides on horseback
Term
EQUINE
Definition
relating to horses
Term
EQUIVOCAL
Definition
ambiguous, open to two interpretations
Term
EQUIVOCATE
Definition
to use vague or ambiguous language intentionally
Term
ERADICATE
Definition
to erase or wipe out
Term
ERRANT
Definition
straying, mistaken, roving
Term
ERUDITE
Definition
learned, scholarly
Term
ESCHEW
Definition
to abstain from, avoid
Term
ESOTERIC
Definition
understood only by a learned few
Term
ESPOUSE
Definition
to support or advocate; to marry
Term
ESTRANGE
Definition
to alienate, keep at a distance
Term
ETHEREAL
Definition
not earthly, spiritual, delicate
Term
ETHOS
Definition
beliefs or character of a group
Term
ETYMOLOGY
Definition
origin and history of a word; study of words
Term
EULOGY
Definition
high praise; often in a public speech
Term
EUPHONY
Definition
pleasant, harmonious sound
Term
EUPHORIA
Definition
feeling of well-being or happiness
Term
EURYTHMICS
Definition
art of harmonious bodily movement
Term
EUTHANASIA
Definition
mercy-killing; intentional easy and painless death
Term
EVADE
Definition
to avoid, dodge
Term
EVANESCENT
Definition
momentary, transitory, short-lived
Term
EVICT
Definition
to put out or force out
Term
EVINCE
Definition
to show clearly, display, signify
Term
EVOKE
Definition
to inspire memories; to produce a reaction
Term
EXACERBATE
Definition
to aggravate, intensify the bad qualities of
Term
EXASPERATION
Definition
irritation
Term
EXCERPT (n)
Definition
selection from a book or play
Term
EXCOMMUNICATE
Definition
to bar from membership in the church
Term
EXCRUCIATING
Definition
agonizing, intensely painful
Term
EXCULPATE
Definition
to clear of blame or fault
Term
EXHILARATION
Definition
state of being energetic or filled with happiness
Term
EXHORT
Definition
to urge or incite by strong appeals
Term
EXHUME
Definition
to remove from a grave; uncover a secret
Term
EXIGENT
Definition
urgent; excessively demanding
Term
EXONERATE
Definition
too clear of blame
Term
EXORBITANT
Definition
extravagant, greater than reasonable
Term
EXORCISE
Definition
to expel evil spirits
Term
EXOTIC
Definition
foreign; romantic, excitingly strange
Term
EXPANSIVE
Definition
sweeping, comprehensive; tending to expand
Term
EXPATRIATE (n)
Definition
one who lives outside one's native land
Term
EXPATRIATE (v)
Definition
to drive someone from his/her native land
Term
EXPEDIENT (adj)
Definition
convenient, efficient, practical
Term
EXPIATE
Definition
to atone for, make amends for
Term
EXPIRE
Definition
to come to an end; die; breathe out
Term
EXPLICABLE
Definition
capable of being explained
Term
EXPLICIT
Definition
clearly defined, specific; forthright in expression
Term
EXPLODE
Definition
to debunk, disprove; blow up, burst
Term
EXPONENT
Definition
one who champions or advocates
Term
EXPOUND
Definition
to elaborate; to expand or increase
Term
EXPUNGE
Definition
to erase, eliminate completely
Term
EXPURGATE
Definition
to censor
Term
EXTEMPORANEOUS
Definition
unrehearsed, on the spur of the moment
Term
EXTENUATE
Definition
to lessen the seriousness, strength or effect of
Term
EXTINCTION
Definition
end of a living thing or species
Term
EXTOL
Definition
to praise
Term
EXTORT
Definition
to obtain something by threats
Term
EXTRANEOUS
Definition
irrelevant, unrelated, unnecessary
Term
EXTREMITY
Definition
outermost or farthest point
Term
EXTRICATE
Definition
to free from, disentangle, free
Term
EXTRINSIC
Definition
not inherent or essential, coming from without
Term
EXUBERANT
Definition
lively, happy, and full of good spirits
Term
EXUDE
Definition
to give off, ooze
Term
EXULT
Definition
to rejoice
Term
FABRICATE
Definition
to make or devise; construct
Term
FABRICATED
Definition
constructed, invented; faked, falsified
Term
FACADE
Definition
face, front; mask, superficial appearance
Term
FACILE
Definition
very easy
Term
FACILITATE
Definition
to aid, assist
Term
FACILITY
Definition
aptitude, ease in doing something
Term
FALLACIOUS
Definition
wrong, unsound, illogical
Term
FALLOW
Definition
uncultivated, unused
Term
FANATICISM
Definition
extreme devotion to a cause
Term
FARCICAL
Definition
absurd, ludicrous
Term
FASTIDIOUS
Definition
careful with details
Term
FATHOM (v)
Definition
to measure the depth of, gauge
Term
FATUOUS
Definition
stupid; foolishly self-satisfied
Term
FAULT
Definition
break in a rock formation; mistake or error
Term
FAWN (v)
Definition
to flatter excessively, seek the favor of
Term
FAZE
Definition
to bother, upset, or disconcert
Term
FEASIBLE
Definition
possible, capable of being done
Term
FECKLESS
Definition
ineffective, careless, irresponsible
Term
FECUND
Definition
fertile, fruitful, productive
Term
FEDERATION
Definition
union of organizations; union of several states, each of which retains local power
Term
FEIGN
Definition
to pretend, give false impression; to invent falsely
Term
FEISTY
Definition
excitable, easily drawn into quarrels
Term
FELICITOUS
Definition
suitable, appropriate; well-spoken
Term
FELL (v)
Definition
to chop, cut down
Term
FERVID
Definition
passionate, intense zealous
Term
FETID
Definition
foul-smelling, putrid
Term
FETTER
Definition
to bind, chain, confine
Term
FIASCO
Definition
disaster, utter failure
Term
FICTIVE
Definition
fictional, imaginary
Term
FIDELITY
Definition
loyalty
Term
FILCH
Definition
to steal
Term
FILIBUSTER
Definition
use of obstructive tactics in a legislative assembly to prevent adoption of a measure
Term
FINICKY
Definition
fussy, difficult to please
Term
FISSION
Definition
process of splitting into two parts
Term
FITFUL
Definition
intermittent, irregular
Term
FLACCID
Definition
limp, flabby, weak
Term
FLAGRANT
Definition
outrageous, shameless
Term
FLAMBOYANT
Definition
flashy, garish; exciting, dazzling
Term
FLAMMABLE
Definition
combustible, being easily burned
Term
FLAUNT
Definition
to show off
Term
FLEDGLING
Definition
young bird just learning to fly; beginner, novice
Term
FLORA
Definition
plants
Term
FLORID
Definition
gaudy, extremely ornate; ruddy, flushed
Term
FLOUNDER
Definition
to falter, waver; to muddle, struggle
Term
FLOUT
Definition
to treat contemptuously, scorn
Term
FLUCTUATE
Definition
to alternate, waver
Term
FODDER
Definition
raw materials; feed for animals
Term
FOIBLE
Definition
minor weakness or character flaw
Term
FOIL (v)
Definition
to defeat, frustrate
Term
FOLIATE
Definition
to grow, sprout leaves
Term
FOMENT
Definition
to arouse or incite
Term
FORBEARANCE
Definition
patience, restraint, leniency
Term
FORD (v)
Definition
to cross a body of water at a shallow place
Term
FOREBODING
Definition
dark sense of evil to come
Term
FORECLOSE
Definition
to rule out; to seize debtor's property for lack of payments
Term
FORENSIC
Definition
relating to legal proceedings; relating to debates
Term
FORENSICS
Definition
study of argumentation and debate
Term
FORESTALL
Definition
to prevent, delay; anticipate
Term
FORETHOUGHT
Definition
anticipation, foresight
Term
FORGO
Definition
to go without, refrain from
Term
FORLORN
Definition
dreary, deserted; unhappy; hopeless, despairing
Term
FORMULATE
Definition
to conceive, devise; to draft, plan; to express, state
Term
FORSAKE
Definition
to abandon, withdraw from
Term
FORSWEAR
Definition
to repudiate, renounce, disclaim, reject
Term
FORTE (n)
Definition
strong point, something a person does well
Term
FORTUITOUS
Definition
happening by luck, fortunate
Term
FOSTER (v)
Definition
to nourish, cultivate, promote
Term
FOUNDATION
Definition
groundwork, support; institution established by donation to aid a certain cause
Term
FOUNDER (v)
Definition
to fall helplessly; sink
Term
FRACAS
Definition
noisy dispute
Term
FRACTIOUS
Definition
unruly, rebellious
Term
FRAGMENTATION
Definition
division, separation into parts, disorganization
Term
FRANK
Definition
honest and straightforward
Term
FRAUD
Definition
hoax, deception
Term
FRAUGHT
Definition
full of, accompanied by
Term
FRENETIC
Definition
wildly frantic, frenzied, hectic
Term
FRENZIED
Definition
feverishly fast, hectic and confused
Term
FRIVOLOUS
Definition
petty, trivial; flippant, silly
Term
FROND
Definition
leaf
Term
FULSOME
Definition
excessive, overdone, sickeningly abundant
Term
FUNEREAL
Definition
mournful, appropriate to a funeral
Term
FURTIVE
Definition
secret, stealthy
Term
FUSION
Definition
process of merging things into one
Term
GALL (n)
Definition
bitterness; careless nerve
Term
GALL (v)
Definition
to exasperate and irritate
Term
GAMBOL
Definition
to dance or skip around playfully
Term
GAME (adj)
Definition
courageous
Term
GARGANTUAN
Definition
giant, tremendous
Term
GARNER
Definition
to gather and store
Term
GAUNT
Definition
thin and bony
Term
GAVEL
Definition
mallet used to command attention
Term
GENRE
Definition
type, class, category
Term
GERMINATE
Definition
to begin to grow (used of a seed or idea)
Term
GESTATION
Definition
growth process from conception to birth
Term
GIBE (v)
Definition
to make heckling, taunting remarks
Term
GIRTH
Definition
distance around something
Term
GLIB
Definition
fluent in an insincere manner; off-hand, casual
Term
GLOBAL
Definition
involving the entire world; relating to a whole
Term
GLUTTONY
Definition
eating and drinking to excess
Term
GNARL
Definition
to make knotted, deform
Term
GNOSTIC
Definition
having to do with knowledge
Term
GOAD
Definition
to prod or urge
Term
GRADATION
Definition
process occurring regular degrees or stages; variation in color
Term
GRANDILOQUENCE
Definition
pompous talk, fancy but meaningless language
Term
GRANDIOSE
Definition
magnificent and imposing; exaggerated and pretentious
Term
GRANULAR
Definition
having a grainy texture
Term
GRASP (v)
Definition
to perceive and understand; to hold securely
Term
GRATIS
Definition
free, costing nothing
Term
GRATUITOUS
Definition
free, voluntary; unnecessary and unjustified
Term
GRATUITY
Definition
something given voluntarily, tip
Term
GREGARIOUS
Definition
outgoing, sociable
Term
GRIEVOUS
Definition
causing grief or sorrow; serious and distressing
Term
GRIMACE
Definition
facial expression showing pain or disgust
Term
GRIMY
Definition
dirty, filthy
Term
GROSS (adj)
Definition
obscene; blatant, flagrant
Term
GROSS (n)
Definition
total before deductions
Term
GROVEL
Definition
to humble oneself in a demeaning way
Term
GUILE
Definition
trickery, deception
Term
GULLIBLE
Definition
easily deceived
Term
GUSTATORY
Definition
relating to sense of taste
Term
HABITAT
Definition
dwelling place
Term
HACKNEYED
Definition
worn out by over-use
Term
HALLOW
Definition
to make holy; treat as sacred
Term
HAMLET
Definition
small village
Term
HAPLESS
Definition
unfortunate, having bad luck
Term
HARBINGER
Definition
precursor, sign of something to come
Term
HARDY
Definition
robust, vigorous
Term
HARROWING
Definition
extremely distressing, terrifying
Term
HASTEN
Definition
to hurry, to speed up
Term
HAUGHTY
Definition
arrogant and condescending
Term
HEADSTRONG
Definition
reckless; insisting on one's own way
Term
HEATHEN
Definition
pagan; uncivilized and irreligious
Term
HEDONISM
Definition
pursuit of pleasure as a goal
Term
HEGEMONY
Definition
leadership, domination, usually by a country
Term
HEIGHTEN
Definition
to raise
Term
HEINOUS
Definition
shocking, wicked, terrible
Term
HEMICYCLE
Definition
semicircular form or structure
Term
HEMORRHAGE
Definition
heavy bleeding
Term
HERETICAL
Definition
opposed to an established religious orthodoxy
Term
HERMETIC
Definition
tightly sealed
Term
HETERODOX
Definition
unorthodox, not widely accepted
Term
HETEROGENEOUS
Definition
composed of unlike parts, different, diverse
Term
HEW
Definition
to cut with an ax
Term
HIATUS
Definition
break, interruption, vacation
Term
HIDEBOUND
Definition
excessively rigid; dry and stiff
Term
HINDSIGHT
Definition
perception of events after they happen
Term
HINTERLAND
Definition
wilderness
Term
HOARY
Definition
very old; whitish or gray from age
Term
HOLISTIC
Definition
emphasizing importance of the whole and interdependence of its parts
Term
HOLOCAUST
Definition
widespread destruction, usually by fire
Term
HOMAGE
Definition
public honor and respect
Term
HOMOGENEOUS
Definition
composed of identical parts
Term
HOMONYM
Definition
word identical in pronunciation but different in meaning
Term
HONE
Definition
to sharpen
Term
HUMANE
Definition
merciful, kindly
Term
HUSBAND (v)
Definition
to farm; manage carefully and thriftily
Term
HUTCH
Definition
pen or coop for animals; shack, shanty
Term
HYPERBOLE
Definition
purposeful exaggeration for effect
Term
HYPERVENTILATE
Definition
to breath abnormally fast
Term
HYPOCHONDRIA
Definition
unfounded belief that one is often ill
Term
HYPOCRITE
Definition
person claiming beliefs or virtues he or she doesn't really possess
Term
HYPOTHERMIA
Definition
abnormally low body temperature
Term
HYPOTHESIS
Definition
assumption subject to proof
Term
HYPOTHETICAL
Definition
theoretical, speculative
Term
ICONOCLAST
Definition
one who attacks traditional beliefs
Term
IDEALISM
Definition
pursuit of noble goals
Term
IDIOSYNCRASY
Definition
peculiarity of temperament, eccentricity
Term
IGNOBLE
Definition
dishonorable, not noble in character
Term
IGNOMINIOUS
Definition
disgraceful and dishonorable
Term
ILK
Definition
type or kind
Term
ILLICIT
Definition
illegal, improper
Term
ILLIMITABLE
Definition
limitless
Term
ILLUSORY
Definition
unreal, deceptive
Term
ILLUSTRIOUS
Definition
famous, renowned
Term
IMBUE
Definition
to infuse; dye, wet, moisten
Term
IMMACULATE
Definition
spotless; free from error
Term
IMMATERIAL
Definition
extraneous, inconsequential, nonessential; not consisting of matter
Term
IMMENSE
Definition
enormous, huge
Term
IMMERSE
Definition
to bathe, dip; to engross, preoccupy
Term
IMMOBILE
Definition
not moveable; still
Term
IMMUNE
Definition
exempt; protected from harm or disease; unresponsive to
Term
IMMUNOLOGICAL
Definition
relating to the immune system
Term
IMMUTABLE
Definition
unchangeable, invariable
Term
IMPAIR
Definition
to damage, injure
Term
IMPASSE
Definition
blocked path, dilemma with no solution
Term
IMPASSIONED
Definition
with passion
Term
IMPASSIVE
Definition
showing no emotion
Term
IMPEACH
Definition
to charge with misdeeds in public office; accuse
Term
IMPECCABLE
Definition
flawless, without fault
Term
IMPECUNIOUS
Definition
poor, having no money
Term
IMPEDIMENT
Definition
barrier, obstacle; speech disorder
Term
IMPERATIVE
Definition
essential; mandatory
Term
IMPERIOUS
Definition
arrogantly self-assured, domineering, overbearing
Term
IMPERTINENT
Definition
rude
Term
IMPERTURBABLE
Definition
not capable of being disturbed
Term
IMPERVIOUS
Definition
impossible to penetrate; incapable of being affected
Term
IMPETUOUS
Definition
quick to act without thinking
Term
IMPIOUS
Definition
not devout in religion
Term
IMPLACABLE
Definition
inflexible, incapable of being pleased
Term
IMPLANT
Definition
to set securely or deeply; to instill
Term
IMPLAUSIBLE
Definition
improbable, inconceivable
Term
IMPLICATE
Definition
to involve in a crime, incriminate
Term
IMPLICIT
Definition
implied, not directly expressed
Term
IMPORTUNE
Definition
to ask repeatedly, beg
Term
IMPOSE
Definition
to inflict, force upon
Term
IMPOSING
Definition
dignified, grand
Term
IMPOTENT
Definition
powerless, ineffective, lacking strength
Term
IMPOUND
Definition
to seize and confine
Term
IMPOVERISH
Definition
to make poor or bankrupt
Term
IMPRECATION
Definition
curse
Term
IMPREGNABLE
Definition
totally safe from attack, able to resist defeat
Term
IMPRESSIONABLE
Definition
easily influenced or affected
Term
IMPROMPTU
Definition
spontaneous, without rehearsal
Term
IMPROVIDENT
Definition
without planning or foresight, negligent
Term
IMPUDENT
Definition
arrogant and rude
Term
IMPUGN
Definition
to call into question, attack verbally
Term
IMPULSE
Definition
sudden tendency, inclination
Term
IMPULSIVE
Definition
spontaneous, unpredictable
Term
INADVERTENTLY
Definition
unintentionally
Term
INANE
Definition
foolish, silly, lacking significance
Term
INAUGURATE
Definition
to begin or start officially; to induct into office
Term
INCANDESCENT
Definition
shining brightly
Term
INCARCERATE
Definition
to put in jail; to confine
Term
INCARCERATION
Definition
imprisonment
Term
INCARNADINE
Definition
blood-red in color
Term
INCARNATE
Definition
having bodily form
Term
INCENDIARY
Definition
combustible, flammable, burning easily
Term
INCENSE (v)
Definition
to infuriate, enrage
Term
INCEPTION
Definition
beginning
Term
INCESSANT
Definition
continuous,never ceasing
Term
INCHOATE
Definition
just begun; disorganized
Term
INCIPIENT
Definition
beginning to exist or appear; in an initial stage
Term
INCISIVE
Definition
perceptive, penetrating
Term
INCLINATION
Definition
tendency towards
Term
INCLUSIVE
Definition
comprehensive, all-encompassing
Term
INCOGNITO
Definition
in disguise, concealing one's identity
Term
INCONCEIVABLE
Definition
impossible, unthinkable
Term
INCONSEQUENTIAL
Definition
unimportant, trivial
Term
INCONTROVERTIBLE
Definition
unquestionable, beyond dispute
Term
INCORRIGIBLE
Definition
incapable of being corrected
Term
INCREDULOUS
Definition
skeptical, doubtful
Term
INCULCATE
Definition
to teach, impress in the mind
Term
INCULPATE
Definition
to blame, charge with a crime
Term
INCUMBENT (adj)
Definition
holding a specified office, often political; required, obligatory
Term
INCURSION
Definition
sudden invasion
Term
INDEFATIGABLE
Definition
never tired
Term
INDEFENSIBLE
Definition
inexcusable, unforgivable
Term
INDELIBLE
Definition
permanent, not erasable
Term
INDICATIVE
Definition
showing or pointing out, suggestive of
Term
INDICT
Definition
to accuse formally, charge with a crime
Term
INDIGENOUS
Definition
native, occurring naturally in an area
Term
INDIGENT
Definition
very poor
Term
INDIGNANT
Definition
angry, incensed, offended
Term
INDOLENT
Definition
habitually lazy, idle
Term
INDOMITABLE
Definition
fearless, unconquerable
Term
INDUBITABLE
Definition
unquestionable
Term
INDUCE
Definition
to persuade; bring about
Term
INDUCT
Definition
to place ceremoniously in office
Term
INDULGE
Definition
to give in to a craving or desire
Term
INDUSTRY
Definition
business or trade; diligence, energy
Term
INEBRIATED
Definition
drunk, intoxicated
Term
INEPT
Definition
clumsy, awkward
Term
INERT
Definition
unable to move, tending to inactivity
Term
INESTIMABLE
Definition
too great to be estimated
Term
INEVITABLE
Definition
certain, unavoidable
Term
INEXORABLE
Definition
inflexible, unyielding
Term
INEXTRICABLE
Definition
incapable of being disentangled
Term
INFALLIBLE
Definition
incapable of making a mistake
Term
INFAMY
Definition
reputation for bad deeds
Term
INFANTILE
Definition
childish, immature
Term
INFATUATED
Definition
strongly or foolishly attached to, inspired with foolish passion, overly in love
Term
INFER
Definition
to conclude, deduce
Term
INFILTRATE
Definition
to pass secretly into enemy territory
Term
INFINITESIMAL
Definition
extremely tiny
Term
INFIRMITY
Definition
disease, ailment
Term
INFRINGE
Definition
to encroach, trespass; to transgress, violate
Term
INFURIATE
Definition
to anger, provoke, outrage
Term
INFURIATING
Definition
provoking anger or outrage
Term
INGENIOUS
Definition
original, clever, inventive
Term
INGENUOUS
Definition
straightforward, open; naive and unsophisticated
Term
INGRATE
Definition
ungrateful person
Term
INGRATIATE
Definition
to bring oneself purposely into another's good graces
Term
INGRESS
Definition
entrance
Term
INHIBIT
Definition
to hold back, prevent, restrain
Term
INIMICAL
Definition
hostile, unfriendly
Term
INIQUITY
Definition
sin, evil act
Term
INITIATE
Definition
to begin, introduce; to enlist, induct
Term
INJECT
Definition
to force into; to introduce into conversation
Term
INJUNCTION
Definition
command, order
Term
INKLING
Definition
hint; vague idea
Term
INNATE
Definition
natural, inborn
Term
INNATENESS
Definition
state of being natural or inborn
Term
INNOCUOUS
Definition
harmless; inoffensive
Term
INNOVATE
Definition
to invent, modernize, revolutionize
Term
INNUENDO
Definition
indirect and subtle criticism, insinuation
Term
INNUMERABLE
Definition
too many to be counted
Term
INOFFENSIVE
Definition
harmless, innocent
Term
INOPERABLE
Definition
not operable; incurable by surgery
Term
INQUEST
Definition
investigation; court of legal proceeding
Term
INSATIABLE
Definition
never satisfied
Term
INSCRUTABLE
Definition
impossible to understand fully
Term
INSENTIENT
Definition
unfeeling, unconscious
Term
INSIDIOUS
Definition
sly, treacherous, devious
Term
INSINUATE
Definition
to suggest, say indirectly, imply
Term
INSIPID
Definition
bland, lacking flavor; lacking excitement
Term
INSOLENT
Definition
insulting and arrogant
Term
INSOLUBLE
Definition
not able to be solved or explained
Term
INSOLVENT
Definition
bankrupt, unable to pay one's debts
Term
INSTIGATE
Definition
to incite, urge, agitate
Term
INSUBSTANTIAL
Definition
modest, insignificant
Term
INSULAR
Definition
isolated, detached
Term
INSUPERABLE
Definition
insurmountable, unconquerable
Term
INSURGENT (adj)
Definition
rebellious, insubordinate
Term
INSURRECTION
Definition
rebellion
Term
INTEGRAL
Definition
central, indispensable
Term
INTEGRITY
Definition
decency, honest; wholeness
Term
INTEMPERATE
Definition
not moderate
Term
INTER
Definition
to buy
Term
INTERDICT
Definition
to forbid, prohibit
Term
INTERJECT
Definition
to interpose, insert
Term
INTERLOCUTOR
Definition
someone taking part in a dialogue
Term
INTERLOPER
Definition
trespasser; meddler in others' affairs
Term
INTERMINABLE
Definition
endless
Term
INTERMITTENT
Definition
starting and stopping
Term
INTERNECINE
Definition
deadly to both sides
Term
INTERPOLATE
Definition
to insert; change by adding new words or material
Term
INTERPOSE
Definition
to insert; to intervene
Term
INTERREGNUM
Definition
interval between reigns
Term
INTERROGATE
Definition
to question formally
Term
INTERSECT
Definition
to divide by passing through or cross
Term
INTERSPERSE
Definition
to distribute among, mix with
Term
INTIMATION
Definition
clue, suggestion
Term
INTRACTABLE
Definition
not easily managed
Term
INTRAMURAL
Definition
within an institution like a school
Term
INTRANSIGENT
Definition
uncompromising, refusing to be reconciled
Term
INTREPID
Definition
fearless
Term
INTRINSIC
Definition
inherent, internal
Term
INTROSPECTIVE
Definition
contemplating one's own thoughts an feelings
Term
INTROVERT
Definition
someone given to self-analysis
Term
INTRUSION
Definition
trespass, invasion of another's privacy
Term
INTUITIVE
Definition
instinctive, untaught
Term
INUNDATE
Definition
to cover with water; overwhelm
Term
INURE
Definition
to harden; accustom; become used to
Term
INVALIDATE
Definition
to negate or nullify
Term
INVECTIVE
Definition
verbal abuse
Term
INVESTITURE
Definition
ceremony conferring authority
Term
INVETERATE
Definition
confirmed, long-standing, deeply rooted
Term
INVIDIOUS
Definition
likely to provoke ill-will, offensive
Term
INVINCIBLE
Definition
invulnerable, unbeatable
Term
INVIOLABLE
Definition
safe from violation or assault
Term
INVOKE
Definition
to call upon, request help
Term
IOTA
Definition
very tiny amount
Term
IRASCIBLE
Definition
easily angered
Term
IRIDESCENT
Definition
showing many colors
Term
IRRESOLVABLE
Definition
unable to be resolved; not analyzable
Term
IRREVERENT
Definition
disrespectful
Term
IRREVOCABLE
Definition
conclusive, irreversible
Term
ITINERANT
Definition
wandering from place to place, unsettled
Term
ITINERARY
Definition
route of a traveler's journey
Term
JADED
Definition
tired by excess or over-use; slightly cynical
Term
JANGLING
Definition
clashing, jarring; harshly unpleasant (in sound)
Term
JARGON
Definition
nonsensical talk; specialized language
Term
JAUNDICE
Definition
yellowish discoloration of skin
Term
JAUNDICED
Definition
affected by jaundice; prejudiced or embittered
Term
JETTISON
Definition
to cast off, throw cargo over board
Term
JINGOISM
Definition
belligerent support of one's country
Term
JOCULAR
Definition
jovial, playful, humorous
Term
JUBILEE
Definition
special anniversary
Term
JUDICIOUS
Definition
sensible, showing good judgment
Term
JUGGERNAUT
Definition
huge force destroying everything inits path
Term
JUNCTURE
Definition
point where two things are joined
Term
JURISPRUDENCE
Definition
philosophy of law
Term
JUXTAPOSITION
Definition
side-by side placement
Term
KEEN
Definition
having a sharp edge; intellectually sharp, perceptive
Term
KERNEL
Definition
innermost, essential part; seed grain, often in a shell
Term
KEYNOTE
Definition
note or tone on which a musical key is founded; main idea of a speech, program, etc.
Term
KINDLE
Definition
to set fire to or ignite; excite or inspire
Term
KINETIC
Definition
relating to motion; characterized by movement
Term
KNELL
Definition
sound of funeral bell; omen of death or failure
Term
KUDOS
Definition
fame, glory, honor
Term
LABYRINTH
Definition
maze
Term
LACERATION
Definition
cut or wound
Term
LACHRYMOSE
Definition
tearful
Term
LACKADAISICAL
Definition
idle, lazy; apathetic, indifferent
Term
LACONIC
Definition
using few words
Term
LAGGARD
Definition
dawdler, loafer, lazy person
Term
LAMENT (v)
Definition
to deplore, grieve
Term
LAMPOON (v)
Definition
to attack with satire, mock harshly
Term
LANGUID
Definition
lacking energy, indifferent, slow
Term
LAP (v)
Definition
to drink using the tongue; to wash against
Term
LAPIDARY
Definition
relating to precious stones
Term
LARCENY
Definition
theft of property
Term
LARDER
Definition
place where food is stored
Term
LARGESS
Definition
generosity; gift
Term
LARYNX
Definition
organ containing vocal cords
Term
LASSITUDE
Definition
lethargy, sluggishness
Term
LATENT
Definition
present but hidden; potential
Term
LAUDABLE
Definition
deserving of praise
Term
LAXITY
Definition
carelessness
Term
LEERY
Definition
suspicious
Term
LEGERDEMAIN
Definition
trickery
Term
LEGIBLE
Definition
readable
Term
LEGISLATE
Definition
to decree, mandate, make laws
Term
LENIENT
Definition
easygoing, permissive
Term
LETHARGY
Definition
indifferent inactivity
Term
LEVITATE
Definition
to rise in the air or cause to rise
Term
LEVITY
Definition
humor, frivolity, gaiety
Term
LEXICON
Definition
dictionary, list of words
Term
LIBERAL (adj)
Definition
tolerant, broad-minded; generous, lavish
Term
LIBERATION
Definition
freedom, emancipation
Term
LIBERTARIAN
Definition
one who believes in unrestricted freedom
Term
LIBERTINE
Definition
one without moral restraint
Term
LICENTIOUS
Definition
immoral; unrestrained by society
Term
LIEN
Definition
right to possess and sell the property of a debtor
Term
LIMPID
Definition
clear, transparent
Term
LINEAGE
Definition
ancestry
Term
LINGUISTICS
Definition
stuy of language
Term
LINIMENT
Definition
medicinal liquid used externally to ease pain
Term
LIONIZE
Definition
to treat as a celebrity
Term
LISSOME
Definition
easily flexed, limber, agile
Term
LISTLESS
Definition
lacking energy an enthusiasm
Term
LITERATE
Definition
able to read and write; well-read and educated
Term
LITHE
Definition
moving and bending with ease; graceful
Term
LITIGATION
Definition
lawsuit
Term
LIVID
Definition
discolored from a bruise; reddened with anger
Term
LOATHE
Definition
to abhor, despise, hate
Term
LOCOMOTION
Definition
movement from place to place
Term
LOGO
Definition
corporate symbol
Term
LOITER
Definition
to stand around idly
Term
LOQUACIOUS
Definition
talkative
Term
LOW (v)
Definition
to make a sound like a cow, moo
Term
LUCID
Definition
clear and easily understood
Term
LUDICROUS
Definition
laughable, ridiculous
Term
LUGUBRIOUS
Definition
sorrowful, mournful
Term
LUMBER (v)
Definition
to move slowly and awkwardly
Term
LUMINARY
Definition
bright object; celebrity; source of inspiration
Term
LUMINOUS
Definition
bright, brilliant, glowing
Term
LUNAR
Definition
relating to the moon
Term
LURID
Definition
harshly shocking, sensational; glowing
Term
LURK
Definition
to prowl, sneak
Term
LUSCIOUS
Definition
very good-tasting
Term
LUXURIANCE
Definition
elegance, lavishness
Term